Category - jubilee debt campaign

  • 29 Aug 2012

    Hundreds of activists across the UK are signing up to a new Jubilee for Justice call for countries afflicted by debt.

  • 16 Aug 2012

    Last week, Jubilee Scotland organised a conversation on economic alternatives and motivating people for change at the 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace. Here Simon Barrow revisits an earlier article he wrote for The Guardian on the real meaning of "jubilee".

  • 25 May 2012

    One of the world's most controversial 'vulture funds' will be in London on Monday to attempt to claim $100m from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

  • 22 May 2012

    Startling new research has found that debt burdens in impoverished countries have increased significantly since the debt cancellation of the 2000s.

  • 26 Apr 2012

    The British government is reported to be blocking attempts at the United Nations to discuss how governments can lend and borrow responsibly.

  • 11 Apr 2012

    The thirtieth anniversary of the Falklands War took a bizarre twist this week. It emerged that the UK is still demanding repayment from the Argentine government for money they borrowed in 1979 – with which they bought weapons to invade the Falklands.

  • 31 Mar 2012

    The government of the Republic of Ireland are restructuring bank debts, but have been accused of punishing the public for the crimes of bankers and speculators.

  • 10 Mar 2012

    The Jubilee Debt Campaign have warned the UK government that London courts could be used by vulture funds trying to sue Greece over unpaid debt.

  • 1 Feb 2012

    Jersey Chief Minister Ian Gorst is proposing legislation to limit vulture funds profiteering on debt claims from some of the world’s poorest countries.

  • 24 Jan 2012

    As Ireland prepares to pay the latest instalment on the debts run-up by 'zombie' bank Anglo Irish, UK debt campaigners are planning to protest.